Accessibility: Use the Accessibility Checker in Microsoft

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How to use the Accessibility Checker in Microsoft.

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Accessibility Checker in Microsoft alerts you of possible issues with digital accessibility in a document, spreadsheet or presentation. Documents, presentations and websites must be made accessible before being published on the web or learning management system.  Run the Accessibility Checker to make sure your Microsoft Office content is easy for people using assistive technology to read and edit your content.

Watch a short LinkedIn Learning video to learn how to use the Accessibility Checker. (4.42 minutes)

The Accessibility Checker is available for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and many other Microsoft applications.

 

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Article ID: 135736
Created
Wed 12/8/21 2:21 PM
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Thu 11/3/22 3:34 PM

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